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State-of-the-art buses in Carlisle blasted by passengers

Stagecoach bus photo Angry passengers say a new £3 million fleet of buses operating in Carlisle are not fit for purpose.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Griffin finds a new home at Carlisle cathedral

Cathedral griffin photo Work to recreate the splendour of Carlisle Cathedral’s stonework has taken a big step forward.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Cumbrian police overtime payments rise by 20 percent

Richard Rhodes photo Police officer overtime payments climbed by nearly 20 per cent in Cumbria last year, putting the force’s bill at more than £1.5m.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Cumbrian businesses urged to cash in on cycle tour

A west Cumbrian town should get on its bike and follow the cycle route to success this summer.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Cumbrian youngsters given insight into health careers

Medicine photo Delivering babies and drilling through bones – talented teenagers are getting lessons with a difference that could last them a lifetime.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Former St Bees pupils' no confidence vote in governors

Former pupils at one of the oldest schools in Cumbria, which is threatened with closure, have no faith in the body that’s governing it.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Cumbrian wheelie bin push raises £10,000 for charity

Wheelie Bin challenge photo A gruelling nine-hour trek saw 70 plucky volunteers pushing wheelie bins across west Cumbria collecting five van loads of food and a staggering £10,000 in donations and sponsorship.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Man arrested following attack in Carlisle bar

A 21-year-old man has been arrested after launching an attack in a city centre bar.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Two men arrested following report of sexual assault in Whitehaven

Police have arrested two men following a report of a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Monday morning.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Hundreds offer to quit Cumbria County Council

Hundreds of workers with Cumbria County Council want to quit their jobs with the cash-strapped authority. (47 comments)

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Grant boost for £2m Cumbrian corn mill project

An historic corn mill has taken a huge step towards being given a new lease of life – thanks to a grant worth nearly £1.4m.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Store hit with court order over unpaid £125k rates bill

Rebecca Menaged photo A troubled Carlisle department store has been served with a court order demanding payment of almost £125,000 in overdue business rates.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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30-tonne wagon overturned on busy Cumbrian road

A wagon carrying 30 tonnes of wood chip has overturned at the A69 roundabout on the outskirts of Brampton.

Last updated 28 June 2015
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Vulcan bomber thrills crowds at Carlisle fly past

Vulcan bomber photo 4 Britain's last airworthy Vulcan bomber flew over Carlisle Airport as part of its final journey. (7 comments)

Last updated 28 June 2015
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Last ditch bid to save St Bees School

St Bees School photo Pupils and parents are mounting an 11th hour bid to oust the governors of the historic St Bees School as they attempt to stave off its closure.

Last updated 28 June 2015
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‘I will be shot if I tell you about cash’ man told police

A man told police he would be “shot” if he revealed how he had come by almost £2,000 cash which was found on his person, a court heard.

Last updated 28 June 2015
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Store hit with court order over unpaid £125k rates bill

Rebecca Menaged photo A troubled Carlisle department store has been served with a court order demanding payment of almost £125,000 in overdue business rates.

Last updated 27 June 2015
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Firefighters rescued two trapped animals in Cumbria

Firefighters rescued a horse and a cow in two separate incidents.

Last updated 27 June 2015
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Cumbrian couple's wedding to be one in a Minion

50078428B004 It will be a case of something old, something new, something borrowed and something yellow and blue when Samantha Finan ties the knot with the love of her life next week. (8 comments)

Last updated 27 June 2015
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Film producers change book character's 'too risque' name for new adaptation

Swallows and Amazons photo A classic story that’s getting a modern big-screen adaptation will return with a minor – but controversial - change. (5 comments)

Last updated 27 June 2015
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